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TRUSTDale Tip of the Day: *Blu-ray and DVD Player Basics

Q: What do I need to enjoy 3D Blu-ray movies at home?

A: First, you'll need a 3D-ready Blu-ray player that can read the more detailed information encoded on 3D Blu-ray discs. Some players, like a few newer Sony models, have the ability to upgrade to 3D via a free update over your Internet connection. Others have this ability already built-in. Just be sure to look for the "3D-ready" logo on a Blu-ray player's box

Next you'll need an HDTV that can display 3D video. You'll also need a pair of special 3D glasses from the same manufacturer as your TV for each person who wants to watch 3D TV.

If you plan to send 3D video signals through a receiver, you'll need a 3D-compatible receiver that can pass the specially formatted video signals on to your 3D TV. An added bonus of a 3D-capable receiver is that you can use an HDMI connection between your 3D player and receiver, which is the only way to enjoy the highest-quality Blu-ray surround sound formats.

You'll also need HDMI cables to connect all your 3D gear. Most recent HDMI cables should be up to the job, especially if they're 2 meters or less in length. If you're buying new cables, look for ones labeled "high-speed," "1.3," or "1.4" to be sure.